Missing Computer Usage/Field Trip/Handook Forms: Please turn in forms to the office ASAP!
Lunch: Mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce or Cheese ravioli in marinara sauce, garlic breadstick, sweetened sliced carrots, diced pears, ½ pint of milk
All interested parents are welcome to attend the Williamsville Vocal Music Boosters (WVMB) meeting on Monday, October 3rd at 6:30 pm in the high school teachers’ lounge. We hope to see you there!
4:45pm - Boys Varsity Soccer vs Carlinville High School (+JV) – Senior Night
5:00pm – FR, JV, Var Volleyball @ Athens High School, Bus 4:15pm
6:00pm - JV Football @ New Berlin High School, Bus 4:30pm
Lunch: Breaded chicken sandwich or Spicy chicken sandwich, sweet potato fries, warm cinnamon apples, pineapple chunks, ½ pint of milk
Very important Youth & Government meeting from 6-7 p.m. We will be kicking off the Butter Braid fundraiser.
9:00am - Boys Varsity Golf @ IHSA Regional @ Country Hills Golf Course, Greenview
4:15pm - Cross Country @ Franklin/Rushville Flighted Invite @ Franklin, Bus 1:45pm, please dismiss 1:35pm
4:30pm – Boys Varsity Soccer @ Bloomington Central Catholic (+ JV) – Bus leaves 2:30, please dismiss 2:20pm
Lunch: Taco quesadillas or Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken fajita soup, baby carrots, applesauce, grape juice cup, ½ pint of milk
Juniors: The Capital Area Education Fair will be held on October 5 at the fairgrounds. Students will report to 1st hour and will be dismissed by intercom when buses arrive after their morning routes. We will be back at approximately 10:45-11:00. Juniors must have their Computer Usage/Field Trip/Handbook form completed and turned in to be eligible.
S.A.V.E. Club will have two meetings (one at 8 a.m. and the other at 3:16 p.m.) this Wednesday in Mrs. Lorton's room. We welcome new members!! Please attend one.
9:00am - Girls Varsity Golf @ IHSA 1A Regional @ Edgewood
5:00pm – Fr, JV, Var Volleyball @ Dee-Mack High School – Bus 3:00pm, please dismiss 2:50pm
Lunch: Stuffed cheese pizza or Pepperoni pizza, creamy coleslaw, buttered corn, diced peaches, fresh-baked cookie,½ pint of milk
5:30pm - Boys Varsity Soccer @ Lincolnwood High School – Bus 3:30pm
6:00pm - Freshman Football vs New Berlin High School
No School- Teachers' Institute
7:00pm - Boys Varsity Football vs Pittsfield High School
10:00am - Cross Country @ Liberty High School – Bus leaves 6:45am
Upcoming Lunch Visits for the month of October:
· October 3 - Millikin
· October 6 - SIUe and US Army
· October 11 - EIU and Bradley
· October 12 - Illinois College
· October 17 - Truman State and University of Missouri-St. Louis
· October 27 - Southeast Missouri State
Representatives will be here on the dates listed above during both lunch hours. Students should plan to stop by the recruitment table to find out more information on course work, degree programs, job opportunities, financial aid, and how to apply. College and military recruiters will offer marketing materials, brochures, and freebies for students to take home. It is never too early to start planning your future!
Freshmen: Please play class dues to Mr. Halford by the end of first Quarter – October 14
Juniors: Please pay class dues to Mrs. Walsh
Attention Sophomores: Learn more about the HOBY Leadership Seminar for Outstanding Sophomores by visiting HOBY.org. Apply to become a HOBY Ambassador and have the opportunity to attend leadership training on a college campus. Interested sophomores should see the guidance office.
Seniors: don't forget to add the Guidance Department to your Remind Ap. We have already sent out important announcements about scholarships. The app is free and it is easy to join. Parents are also welcome: text "message@bullet17" to the number 81010
Seniors: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship program opened September 30. Internships, study abroad, and other opportunities are available through the $40,000 per year Cooke College Scholarship Program. Check the guidance webpage for upcoming details.
A Healthcare Explorers Of Central IL monthly program will also be offered to high school students starting October 6th at 6pm in the same location. Visit: https://www.choosememorial.org/Careers/High-School-Programs for more information
Scholastic Bowl Try-outs and Practice - If you are a current player or want to try out for scholastic bowl, please see the information below:
and Seniors: The first practice, along with try-outs
for new players, will be held on Oct 17th at 3:30 - 4:30pm in the
· Freshmen and Sophomores: The first practice, along with try-outs for new players, will be held on Oct 18th at 3:30 - 4:30pm in the library.
Revised Schedule for Volleyball Game on Thursday, October 13 - The Lady Bullets Volleyball team will travel to Springfield High School on Thursday, October 13, 2016 for a freshman, junior varsity, and varsity match with the Lady Senators. The following schedule will be used for the matches that evening:
· 5:00 pm: Varsity
· 6:00 pm: Junior Varsity
· 7:00 pm: Freshman
Community Service/Volunteer Info:
Healthy Kids Running Series at Williamsville Park is still accepting volunteers for their 5-week program. Volunteers can work any or all of the 5 weeks. The program is on Sundays starting 3:45PM with family friendly yoga and zumba and then the races kick-off at 4:30PM. This is a great opportunity for high school students looking for service hours. Please see Mrs. Chladny if interested.
Memorial Medical Center is looking for volunteers for the annual Be Aware Women's Fair on Saturday, Oct 8 at the fairgrounds. Volunteers will work two-hour shifts. Volunteer forms are available in guidance or by visiting www.BeAwareWomensFair.com. Forms need to be completed by September 21.
Parent/Teacher Conferences – Online Math Content Volunteers - For anyone needing community service hours, the elementary school, middle school, and junior high school are each looking for volunteers for during Parent/Teacher Conferences to work in their computer labs to help parents gain access to their children’s online math content. Two volunteers are being sought for each of the shifts, which include: Wednesday, November 9 – 12:30-3:30 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9 – 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9 – 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 10 – 8:30-10:00 a.m. There will also be a short training you will need to attend at the Williamsville Junior High School prior to the conferences. Details for that training are yet to be determined. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
Williamsville Middle School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Williamsville School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two- or three-hour shifts on the following dates: Wednesday, November 3—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Friday, November 10—8:00-11:00 a.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Sherman Elementary School—Scholastic Book Fair - For anyone needing community service hours, Sherman Elementary School is hosting their Scholastic Book Fair in conjunction with Parent-Teacher Conferences, and they need volunteers for various functions to work two-hour shifts on the following dates: Thursday, November 3—3:00-5:00 p.m.; Tuesday, November 8—5:00-7:00 p.m.; Wednesday, November 9—12:30-2:30 p.m., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 10—8:00-10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Sherman Holiday Wonderland: Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Sherman Holiday Wonderland, which will be hosted at the Sherman Athletic Club on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Proceeds from the Sherman Holiday Wonderland are put toward the Sharon Miller Scholarship. Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, November 20, 2016, helping vendors unload from 7:00-9:00 a.m. and working the Welcome Table from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., and additional volunteers are needed to help set up for the event. Set up will be either Saturday evening or early Sunday morning, but that time has not yet been confirmed.
Williamsville Community Foundation — Quarter Auctions: For anyone needing community service hours, the Williamsville Community Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist with their Quarter Auctions to benefit different charities. They need help on the second Wednesday of every month from 5:00-6:00 p.m. to set up chairs at the Williamsville Community Center, and then they will need help on the second Thursday of every month from 5:30-8:30 p.m. to work concessions during the auctions. Please see Mr. Martens if you are interested or have any other questions.
Lincoln Memorial Gardens — Indian Summer Festival: For anyone needing community service hours, Lincoln Memorial Gardens is having their Indian Summer Festival on Saturday, October 8, 2016, and Sunday, October 9, 2016. Volunteers will most likely be helping in the Children’s Area working with the crafts and games, and shifts are 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
Capitol Radio Group — Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo: For anyone needing community service hours, the Capitol Radio Group is sponsoring Zoolie Ghoulie at Henson Robinson Zoo from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016, and 1:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 2016. Volunteers will be passing out candy in the safe trick-or-treating event inside the zoo gates or working in the carnival area. Volunteers are also encouraged—but not required—to dress in costumes if they can. If anyone is interested, please see Mr. Martens.
183rd Fighter Wing – Children’s Christmas Party - For anyone needing community service hours, the Airman and Family Readiness Program of the 183rd Fighter Wing in Springfield are looking for volunteers to assist with their Annual Children’s Christmas Party. Volunteers will be needed on Sunday, December 11, 2016, from 1:00-5:00 p.m. helping with the children’s craft tables. The event will take place at base of the 183rd Fighter Wing at 3101 J. David Jones Parkway in Springfield.